Tuesday, 14 March 2017

The Single Story - 4. Episode 4

BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 17th February 2017

David Quantick concludes his exploration of our love affair with the 45 rpm single with a look at the iconic status of the single, the influence it has had over the DJ, the obsessive singles collectors and the unexpected survival of the indie record store.

First broadcast in 2009.

Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK [EMI]
Alexandra Burke - Hallelujah [Columbia]
The Jam - The Modern World [Polydor]
The Specials - Too Much Too Young [2 Tone]
Eagles - Hotel California [Asylum]
The Selecter - On My Radio [2 Tone]
John Travolta & Olivia Newton‐John - Summer Nights [RSO]
Grandmaster Flash - White Lines [Sugar Hill]
Meat Loaf - Anything For Love [Virgin]
The Specials - Ghost Town [2 Tone]
The Undertones - You've Got My Number [Sire]
Yes - The Revealing Science of God (Dance Of The Dawn)
Buzzcocks - Friends Of Mine [New Hormones]
Stiff Little Fingers - Gotta Getaway [Celluloid]
Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go [Epic]
The Barron Knights - A Taste Of Aggro [Columbia]
Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force - Planet Rock [Tommy Boy/Warner Bros.]
Kylie Minogue - The Locomotion [Dimension 1000]
Gloria Jones - Tainted Love [Champion]
Run DMC - Rock Box [Arista/BMG]
Chip E - It's House
Donna Summer - I Feel Love [Casablanca]
Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love [Island]
The Stranglers - Golden Brown [Liberty]
Meat Loaf - I'll Go Blind Before I Stop [Virgin]
Madness - House Of Fun [Stiff]
The Sweet - Blockbuster! [Music Club Deluxe]
The Sweet - Need A Lot Of Lovin [RCA]
Saint Etienne - You're In A Bad Way [Heavenly]
The Undertones - Thrill Me [For Us]
Etana - Roots [VP]
Flowered Up - Weekender [Heavenly]
Leona Lewis - Run [Syco Music]
Will Young - The Long And Winding Road [RCA]
Alexandra Burke - Hallelujah [Columbia]
Neil Young - Fork In The Road [Reprise]
Magazine - A Song From Under The Floorboards [Virgin] 

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